Posts tagged show gallery
Real Friends Holiday Show - Chicago, IL

Real Friends put on another one of their famous hometown holiday shows. It was held on a snowy Saturday night at Subterranean in Wicker Park. Starting at 5 o’clock, there was already a line building down the sidewalk for the 7 o’clock show. Once doors opened around 6:30, the room started packing in. I was in the venue by about 6:45, and it was already a quarter of the way full.

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Real Friends - Chicago, IL

Chicago proved that a little snow couldn’t stop them from seeing Real Friends end their tour with a hometown show at House Of Blues alongside Eat Your Heart Out, Grayscale and Boston Manor.

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Waterparks - Bloomington, IL

Waterparks brought their Entertainment Tour to the Castle Theatre in Bloomington, IL alongside I Don’t Know How But They Found Me (iDKhow), Super Whatevr, Nick Gray & De’Wayne Jackson on November 16th, 2018.

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Justin Courtney Pierre - Chicago, IL

On Thursday, November 1st, Justin Courtney Pierre took the stage for the first time as a solo act at Lincoln Hall in Chicago, IL. Fresh off the release of his debut solo record In the Drink, Pierre was very honest and open with the crowd about his nerves and anxiety as he began a new chapter in his musical career right in front of hundreds of people.

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Beartooth - Chicago, IL

As another amazing tour heads for Chicago, many Chicagoans were making their way downtown to get there on time. With the battle of traffic, weather, and other commuters, getting to the House of Blues for The Disease Tour on time almost felt impossible. But when it feels like the show might start without you, the burst of energy to sprint to the venue can occur, and it did.

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Counterparts - Chicago, IL

With the rain pouring down, cars bumper to bumper, and doors being at 6 P.M. It was another day of getting through the almighty Chicago traffic to attend The Private Room Tour at Bottom Lounge. With a diverse line up of Varials, Have Mercy, Being As An Ocean, and Counterparts it was nearly a guarantee to leave the show with either tears or a smile.

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Vans Warped Tour - Chicago & Milwaukee

In a way it sort of felt like graduation, a celebration of all that was despite an underlying sadness that it was ending at all. Warped Tour is so much more than a traveling tour; whether you had the chance to experience it firsthand or not there's no doubt that it has its own community and has been for years. In a world where it can feel like our differences tear us apart there's something to be said about the way music and art can bring so many together despite all of that.

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Dance Gavin Dance - The Forge, Joliet, IL

Since it's re-opening, The Forge in Joliet, Illinois has drawn in many known artists, Dance Gavin Dance is one of them. It has been a busy few months for DGD - touring with Underoath on the No Fix Tour, kicking off a spring tour of their own, and releasing their ninth full-length album.

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